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Jewish American Jailed in Cuba Ends 8-Day Hunger Strike

Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor convicted and imprisoned in Cuba, ends his hunger strike on the 8th day after a phone conversation with his mother.

By Elad Benari, Canada


U.S. contractor Alan Gross ended an eight-day hunger strike Friday to press for his release from prison in Cuba, AFP reported.

U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross and his wife Judy – Reuters

Gross moved to end his protest after a telephone conversation with his mother, who will turn 92 years old on Tuesday, according to defense attorney Scott Gilbert.

“My protest fast is suspended as of today,” Gross said in a statement dictated from his Havana prison to Gilbert, according to AFP. Continue Reading »